• Short Summary

    President Kenneth Kaunda of Zambia has threatened a tough line against Britain if the British Government goes ahead with the sale of arms to South Africa.

  • Description

    President Kenneth Kaunda of Zambia has threatened a tough line against Britain if the British Government goes ahead with the sale of arms to South Africa.

    The Zambian leader had arrived in London at the head of a delegation from the Organisation of African Unity.

    The 30-strong mission, which had received its mandate from the recent conference in Lusaka of non-aligned nations, had flown into London from Bonn, West Germany where there had been talks with Chancellor Willy Brandt.

    President Kaunda met British Prime Minister Edward Heath who, he said, had made it clear that Britain did not appear to have taken a final decision yet over the sale of arms to South Africa. The Zambian President was nevertheless in a militant mood later when he spoke at a press conference.

    He spoke of sanctions being imposed on Britain is she did anything to hinder the peaceful development of the Commonwealth: The President went on:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7D5TZ7MCA0EV10JJ28MZ771XO
    Media URN:
    VLVA7D5TZ7MCA0EV10JJ28MZ771XO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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